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proceedings to evaluate the use of patient-reported measures of HRQOL in MS. A variety of .. MSQOL may represent a barrier to its use in clinical practice. Permission to use the MSQoL instrument was requested from the original author of They translated the 18 specific items of the MSQoL into Portuguese. The MS quality of life 54 (MSQOL) is an MS-specific HRQOL inventory originally . MSQOL scale scores were assembled using the Likert method for .

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There were minor differences between the two. Demographic and clinical characteristics of patients enrolled in the study are presented in Table 1including type of treatment receiving at the moment of filing the questionnaire. Regarding the latter point, Catherine Acquadro reported that item 47 —the only MSQOL item with a different wording in men difficulty getting or keeping an erection and in women inadequate lubrication was difficult to understand for women personal communication, XLS Click here for additional data file.

Overall, how would you rate your own quality-of-life? Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of multiple sclerosis quality of life questionnaire MSQOL in a Turkish multiple sclerosis sample.

It then added 18 additional specific items related to MS. Accessed 25 February Highly significant inverse relationship was found between both composite scores and clinical characteristics of the disease and the EDSS. As bad as or worse than being dead. Please review our privacy policy.


Satorra A, Bentler PM. Health Qual Life Outcomes.

We used post-hoc principal component analysis PCA of residuals to check unidimensionality i. J Cataract Refract Surg.

Development of a Short Version of MSQOL Using Factor Analysis and Item Response Theory

This instrument, the MSQoL, was translated into multiple languages [ 47 – 14 ] and has since been one of the most utilized questionnaires in the scientific community. We thus attained terms of conceptual equivalence between the original questionnaire and the translation. Short term predictors of unemployment in multiple sclerosis patients.

MS diagnosis, over 18 years old, and uwe to read and answer the questionnaire without help. The Free and Informed Consent Form was signed by the participants in the pre-test phase.

Translation of the Multiple Sclerosis Quality of Life-54: Brazilian Version

Med Glas Zenica ; 11 2: Handbook of Qualitative Research. Translation of the Multiple Sclerosis Quality of Life The 54 items are organized into 12 multi-item and two single-item subscales Table 1. This is an open access article distributed under msqo terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Licensewhich permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Table 5 Clinical validity: Reasonable mean-square fit values.

Previous studies showed that unemployed patients reported low scores in some HRQoL domains, such as physical mwqol limitation, physical function, and emotional limitation Our study has shown that the Bosnian version of MSQoL is easy to administer and well accepted by patients.


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Development of a Short Version of MSQOL-54 Using Factor Analysis and Item Response Theory

The criteria for receiving the invitation were as follows: Below we individually describe the items they addressed to improve understanding Table 3. We aimed to preserve both the conceptual model and the psychometric properties of the original instrument [ 14 ].

Incidence and prevalence of multiple sclerosis in Olmsted country, Minnesota Validation and cross-cultural adaptation of the disease-specific questionnaire MSQOL in Serbian multiple sclerosis patients sample. Catquest-9SF patient outcomes questionnaire: This differs from our results where the proportion was 1: Longevity is bimodally distributed with many patients having normal longevity and some dying at a significantly younger age depending on disease aggressiveness, disability severity, infection, or suicide [ 45 ].

Unlike the most widely used statistical approaches which describe data by fitting models to them, Rasch analysis evaluates the fundamental scaling properties of an uae to determine whether it has the properties prescribed by the axiomatic Rasch model [ 41 ].